2023
Postdigital ornamental praxis in architecture

Ghali Bouayad is invited for a guest lecture at the Digital Building Design department of l'Ecole des Ponts ParisTech.

2023
The Politics of ornamented | non-ornamented architecture
Ghali Bouayad is invited for the academic summer special lecture at The University of Tokyo.
2023
C̶O̶N̶F̶L̶I̶C̶T̶U̶A̶L̶ R̶E̶L̶A̶T̶I̶O̶N̶S̶H̶I̶P̶S̶  PERPETUAL NEGOTIATIONS
𝘖𝘯 𝘢𝘳𝘤𝘩𝘪𝘵𝘦𝘤𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘦, 𝘢𝘦𝘴𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘵𝘪𝘤𝘴, 𝘢𝘳𝘵𝘴, 𝘤𝘳𝘢𝘧𝘵𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘦𝘤𝘩𝘯𝘰𝘭𝘰𝘨𝘺

[public talk event, organized by Braid Technologies INC.] @Shibuya Scramble Tower, Tokyo.
Ghali Bouayad discussed the iterative process and the perpetual negotiations between the different agents involved in discovering new architectural and structural aesthetics that argue for space experiment : the artist, the artisan, the architect, the structural engineer, the algorithm and the object. 


2022
"Parametric Architecture", the international magazine specialized in contemporary design, has featured the Postdigital Ornamented Architecture Is Not Ornamented pavilion in their April issue.  
2022
The main architecture paper magazine in France L'ARCHITECTURE D'AUJOURD'HUI published GBAARA's first built project in Tokyo, and included a short interview of Ghali Bouayad.
2022 February 26th, 14h00 ~ 
Ghali Bouayad is holding within the annual academic conference of the JAIS  a talk session titled : "The externalities of design : on ornamented | non-ornamented architecture, arts, technology, objects and craftsmanship".
He will have the honor to hear and discuss the comments of 3 brilliant architects:
Kozo Kadowaki : Architect, associate professor at Meiji University. Curator of the Japan Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2021.
Toshikatsu Kiuchi: Architect, senior researcher at The University of Tokyo.
Makoto Sei Watanabe: Architect, Japanese pioneer of digitally informed architecture.
2022 
Ghali Bouayad has been Invited as a member of the executive committee for the Japanese Architectural Informatics Society for 2022. He will be organizing a talk session for the annual academic conference to be held in February.

2022 January
ArchitecturePhoto.Net, the most popular Japanese architectural website, has featured the wooden pavilion. 
2021 August, 27th
Ghali Bouayad presented his latest article titled "Postdigital ornamented architecture is not ornamented" at the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures held at The University of Surrey in United Kingdom, 2021.  
2021 August, 19th
Ghali Bouayad is invited to speak about his work at the 29th edition of the Japanese Society of Architectural Informatics. 
He will be interviewed by Toshiki Hirano, architect, Ph.D , assistant professor of Sekisui House Kengo Kuma Lab at the University of Tokyo. 
2021 April 6th ~ 
Ghali Bouayad has been selected to be part of the Tokyo Geidai Art Festival.
2021 ~
Ghali Bouayad started working with Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa @ SANAA, Tokyo.
December 10 ~ 20, 2020
Ghali Bouayad is exhibiting in the Tokyo Geidai Museum as part of the final doctoral program defense show.
2020/09
Ghali Bouayad has been awarded the AANDA Corp. 2020 research grant.  
2020/08
Following an invited competition, the collective of Hiroyuki Ogawa (Hoap), Nakano Interior Design and Ghali Bouayad has been selected to implement their proposal for the urban planning scheme of Ajishima Island, Okinawa.
2020/08
Higemoto has been invited to perform a one hour techno performance at Contact Shibuya, Tokyo.
2020/06
Ghali Bouayad presented his latest doctoral investigations article at the Barcelona BioDig 2020, titled Ornament in the age of postdigital architecture; Redefining the neo-modern through a case study translating Japanese Katagami patterns into architectures. The paper is to be included in the proceedings of the 4th International Conference for Biodigital Architecture and Genetics.
2019/12/06
Ghali Bouayad is giving a lecture [Haptic three dimensional translations] at the Taku Sakaushi Laboratory of Tokyo University of Science.
2019/11/08
Higemoto performed a 3 hours techno within his party 芸大{A}cid at the Art Media Center, Tokyo.
2019/10/29
Ghali Bouayad gave a talk at the Maison Franco-Japonaise located in Ebisu, Tokyo.
2019/10/10
Ghali Bouayad gave a talk for the 2019 JFR at the MFJ Ebisu, Tokyo.
2019/10
Following a double blind peer-review, Ghali Bouayad has published his ongoing doctoral investigations paper in the proceedings of the ACADIA 2019, Austin. Titled : Three-dimensional translation of Japanese Katagami patterns; potential applications on architectural planning and elements through the flocking behavior algorithm.
2019/07
Following a double blind peer-review, Ghali Bouayad has published his ongoing doctoral investigations paper in the 7th volume of The journal for the dissemination of doctoral research in architecture. Titled : Three-dimensional translation of Japanese Katagami patterns; An investigation through agent-based algorithms applied to architectural elements and space planning
2019/06/21
Higemoto performed a 3 hours techno within his party 芸大{A}cid at the Art Media Center, Tokyo.
2019/02
Ghali Bouayad is part of the research team led by Toki Kenji and Mitsuhiro Kanada and co-author of the paper [Urushi X Robotics | ロボットアームによる漆の 刷毛塗り] presented at the Japan Society for the Science of Design symposium in Kyoto.
2018/08
Ghali Bouayad has been awarded the jury prize by the Architectural Institute of Japan  for his entry to the Ginza Grand Prix competition.
2018/06
Ghali Bouayad is invited architect to the Liminal Structures exhibition held at Itabashi Art Studio and curated by Sam Stocker.
2017/04
Ghali Bouayad has been awarded the Japanese Government MEXT Fellowship following a severe national screening. 
2016/10
Ghali Bouayad will conduct a 6 months collaboration with Dominique Jakob and Brendan Macfarlane as a junior architect and business developer.
2015/12
Ghali Bouayad will conduct a 6 months collaboration with les Ateliers Christian De Portzamparc as an architectural assistant.

2015
Ghali Bouayad, Romain Alies, Elsa Delhorme and Selma Sbai received the 2nd prize for their entry to the Yahata Civic Hall competition in Kitakyushu [八幡市民会館リボーンコンペ].